Popular Culture and Social Change in Post-War Britain

University of Wolverhampton Centre for Historical Research presents:

A conversation with Dominic Sandbrook and Keith Gildart

Date: Wednesday 16 November 2016

Venue: MH002, Mary Seacole Building, University of Wolverhampton, Nursery  Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1AD

Time: 5.30-7.00pm


4.30pm Refreshments, High Tea (The Forum – Ground Floor Lord Swraj Paul Building)

5.30pm Introduction and Conversation with Dominic Sandbrook and Keith Gildart (MH002 Lecture Theatre - Mary Seacole Building)

Admission: Free

About the speaker:

Dominic Sandbrook is an internationally acclaimed historian, broadcaster, and journalist. He is the author of numerous books including White Heat: A History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties (2006), Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain 1974-79 (2013), and most recently The Great British Dream Factory: The Strange History of Our National Imagination (2015). His BBC television documentaries include The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook, Strange Days: Cold War Britain, and Let Us Entertain You on post-war popular culture. He has written widely on historical and contemporary issues for a range of newspapers including the Sunday Telegraph, the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail.

Keith Gildart is Professor of Labour and Social History at the University of Wolverhampton. He has published widely in the field of working-class history and popular culture. He is the author of North Wales Miners: A Fragile Unity, 1945-1996 (2002) and Images of England through Popular Music: Class, Youth and Rock 'n' Roll, 1955-1976 (2013). He is an editor of the long-running Dictionary of Labour Biography and is currently working on a book on the history of Northern Soul that will be published in 2018.

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